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By Olivia Harnack
Whitman County Gazette 

Colfax Jr./Senior High School bomb threat rumor shut down

Threats directed at multiple schools in Eastern Washington


October 12, 2023

COLFAX — Local radio station NewsTalk KFLD 870 am/98.7 FM reported a false bomb threat at Colfax High School on Monday, Oct. 9.

“It has been brought to our attention that NewsTalk KFLD 870 am/98.7 FM has reported that there was a recent bomb threat at Colfax High School. We have received no bomb threats today or any other day this school year,” said Colfax High School Superintendent Jerry Hugh.

However, this false report comes after Ritzville High School received a bomb threat on Thursday, Oct. 5.

A local student and another juvenile in Iowa may face charges for the threat that prom...

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